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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Are you taking: Antibiotics? I trust that you saw your doctor and have been prescribed proper antibiotics that you are taking. After that you need to drink plenty of ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Urinary : Urinary tract infection (UTI) and bladder infection are the same. Symptoms include burning or stinging with urination, increased urinary frequency, di ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Incomplete question: You have not provided enough information to provide an opinion.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
UTI: "uti" includes all types of infections in the urinary tract. Cystitis is specifically a term describing inflammation of the bladder. Most often cysti ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: Classic symptoms are burning/pain upon urination, with less common being fever, increased frequency, and increased urgency. Cure is with antibiotics. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Not standard: That would be an unusual antibiotic to use for most urinary tract infections.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Causes of UTI: Most common is bacteria entering the urinary tract through the urethra.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Porch
39 years experience General Practice
Yes: It can be a cause of a uti.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience Family Medicine
No: Respiratory tract infection or "uri" is caused 99.9% by virus and antibiotics are only for bacterias - they just do not touch virus ! if you take anti ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Must recognize: Urination is not normal. Burning, urgency, bladder discomfort, frequency. If in the kidney, thirst, flank pain. Fever is common. Never trivial, but to ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Bacteria can grow efficiently inside the bladder if the bladder is not completely emptied on a regular basis.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : By having a pelvic exam by your family doctor. He would diagnose it. Sometimes it is hard to tell by symptoms.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Is a antibiotic commonly used to treat MRSA infections. Need to check the sensitivities though to be sure.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Risk factors: These include indwelling catheters in the urinary tract, instrumentation, anything that could stagnate urine flow (like stones or obstruction), or abn ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Urinary tract infections are usually uncomfortable. The most frequent symptoms include burning during urination, urinating more frequently than usual ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
No: Utis, like any infection, are caused by pathogenic organisms. Almost all utis are caused by bacteria.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Garrett Caldwell
8 years experience Family Medicine
UTI: You should never have a UTI "for life." if you feel you have a urinary tract infection you need to see your doctor to get treatment. Untreated uti's ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elia Fanous
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bacteria: Utis are caused by bacterial migration into the urethra/bladder. Hygeine (not wiping front to back, etc) may be an issue. Urinating before and after ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
UTI and cancer: No usually except for schistosomiasis which doesn't generally happen in the US. The disease is most commonly found in Africa, as well as Asia and Sout ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection (sti). In men it usually infects the tube that drains the bladder called the urethra. In women it ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eulogio Galvez
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: The kidneys are part of the urinary tract. I hope i answer your question. My line of practice is in surgery and self-healing meditation to treat cance ... Read More
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